HR Officer

  • Location: North West
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Discipline: HR
  • Posted: 19 July 2023
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Mpeople Recruitment are currently seeking an experienced and dedicated HR Officer on behalf of our client who are a reputable and thriving international logistics provider based in Rochdale.

  • Location: Rochdale (OL16)
  • Hours of work: 08:30 – 17:30, Monday to Friday (some flexibility on hours)
  • Salary: £30,000 - £34,000 dependent on experience
  • Benefits: 27 days holiday plus bank holidays, , advanced company pension, and free parking

The HR Officer will support the UK HR Manager in the development and administration of a professional and integrated HR strategy and plan that meets the businesses objectives. Due to business growth, our client is now looking for a HR Officer to work alongside the wider HR team based in Northampton, in order to effectively manage the Human Resources for the Rochdale depot.

The HR Officer will have the following duties across the following areas:


  • Responsible for the accurate and timely input of information into the payroll system
  • Collate and process information for the monthly payroll
  • Deal with queries from internal and external stakeholders including employees and the HMRC
  • Prepare and run payroll reports

Generalist HR Support

  • Provide generalist HR advice under guidance of the UK HR Manager
  • Ensure all paperwork for new employees is issued accurately and promptly and represents a positive employer brand for the business
  • Responsible for the maintenance of all personnel and training records ensuring they are secure and compliant with the Data Protection Regulations
  • Collate and provide HR KPI information to the UK HR Manager 
  • Build strong relationships across the business to share best practice and provide mutual support and functional expertise
  • Administrative support to the HR manager in the development of strategies for the business to manage key legislative changes 


  • Management and analysis of training records
  • Assist with the development, delivery and evaluation of training and development for all staff levels
  • Carry out in-house training as appropriate meeting development needs in a cost-effective manner
  • Promote and develop training which assists individuals to meet organisational and personal objectives
  • Enhance the culture of the organisation to understand the value in appraising their staff

Employee Relations

  • Provide support to the management team in resolving and managing all aspects of day to day employee relations including: disciplinaries, grievances and sickness management
  • Support the HR Manager in the development, continuous improvement and implementation of HR policies and practices in support of the business objective


  • Support the management team recruitment activity to ensure that the organisation is resourced at the right time with the right people
  • Develop relationships with recruitment agencies to facilitate the resourcing strategy of the business ensuring that commercial arrangements are cost effective and competitive
  • Resourcing co-ordination and administration for the UK including apprenticeships 
  • Support the HR Manager in the development of effective tools to support the recruitment process
  • Development and maintenance of UK recruitment tracking database


The required traits, skills, and background

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience within HR is essential, with 2 years’ experience within a HR Officer position desirable
  • Experience within the logistics sector or a complementary business
  • Proven employee relations expertise including experience of conflict resolution, grievance and displinary resolution
  • Influence and impact people across all levels in the organisation
  • Effective communicator with individuals in all functions within the business
  • Good grasp of UK employment law


Please note that Mpeople Recruitment cannot always respond to all applicants due to the high volume of CV's received. We wish you the best of luck with your job search.

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